Halifax Health National Donate Life Month Activities Kick-off April 2 with Flag Raising

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (March 29, 2019) –

WHAT:                         

National Donate Life Month Flag Raising Ceremony at Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach  

WHEN:                        

Tuesday, April 2, 2019                      

11:00 a.m.

WHERE:                      

France Tower (entrance)

Halifax Health Medical Center

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach                                 

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Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach joins health organizations nationwide participating in Flags Across America, a Donate Life America initiative which honors and celebrates the hundreds of thousands of donors and recipients whose lives have been affected by organ, eye and tissue donation.  Halifax Health Medical Center will fly the Donate Life flag throughout the month of April which is recognized nationally as Donate Life Month.          

Speakers will include:

  • Kelly Vaglica, operations coordinator, Halifax Health – Center for Transplant Services
  • Matthew Petkus, vice president of surgical services, Halifax Health
  • Ginny McBride, executive director, TransLife

In addition, transplant recipients and a representative from a donor family will also serve as speakers during the event. 

The public is invited to attend this free ceremony.

Also in observance of National Donate Life Month, Halifax Health Medical Center will be lit green in the evenings throughout the month of April. 

Halifax Health – Center for Transplant Services, an affiliate of University of Florida Health, provides professionally integrated, expert medical and surgical treatment and follow-up care for patients.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org/transplant.        

Halifax Health

Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

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